I was in Phoenix at the start of the year, a fun week of awesome projects and adventures. My good friend Emma and her family hosted me in their home, and she and I spent a week doing all sorts of things that make a creative's soul happy. An adventure at the Grand Canyon caught on time lapse videos, recording a song + filming footage for a music video, and of course photo shoots. Some of our work you won't see for a while, like the shoot we did for my Bridesmaid Dress Project.
You know those moments when you're insanely blessed by people, when they offer kindness and love and things you don't deserve just because they're amazing? That's what this trip was for me. Michelle and I have been friends for almost a decade; writing was one of the first things we bonded over. Last year we even decided to start the tradition of an annual NaNoWriMo getaway. (PSA: National Novel Writing Month in November is a challenge to write 50,000 words in 30 days and it's
I was feeling the need for sunshine, and it happened to be my good friend Michelle's birthday this past weekend. So I planned a trip out and got ready for a little bit of warm weather. (Turns out I picked the perfect weekend, because everyone in Colorado got snow on Saturday while we were at the beach!) Traveling with a camera and its equipment isn't always possible, especially for quick trips like this. I was only in California for a little over 48 hours, so I opted for a ch
A month ago! I was in Paris a month ago, wow. In sunshine and rain, making use of what little French I still speak and getting the hang of their metro system. I wanted to write about it and totally forgot to, but I'm getting around to it now. Paris was, really, the perfect city to visit. Life moves at a slower pace; people take 2-hour lunch breaks, read books in the park, and aren't so connected to their phones. They walk slower, stop to smell the roses, and whoever said Fren